More services to help you find things to do during the school holidays

North Yorkshire area

Looking for something a little further a field?

North Yorkshire County Council has put together a directory of holiday clubs and activities across the county to help keep children and young people occupied through the summer break. The activities have been added by providers to North Yorkshire Connect, an online community directory containing local information, including details of support, organisations, groups and activities on offer in the county. Check out what is happening in North Yorkshire.

Little Vikings

Little Vikings is independent and family run. All recommendations are carefully selected and hand-picked with York families in mind.

Visit York

Visit York lists events that happen in York, including local festivals and more, on their website

York Mumbler

A local parenting community.Ideas, Inspiration and activities for entertaining the kids in York this Summer School Holidays

York Families Magazine

Families Magazine is a free parenting magazine sharing information on clubs and classes, local guides and family activities in the North and East Yorkshire region. Established for 14 years, it’s a fantastic resource for parents of kids aged 0-12 in York and surrounding areas. You can pick up a free copy of the magazine locally from one of their many distribution points. Alternatively, read their latest issue online

York Explore Libraries

York Explore Libraries host a variety of regular, weekly events for under 5's and holiday events for all sort of age groups. There are a total of 17 libraries across York, including the mobile library.  Events and activities range from summer reading challenges, weekly story times and children's reading groups, to providing a Toy Library service and more. Find out more on their website.

York Museums Trust

York Museums Trust was formed on August 1 2002, as an independent charitable trust to manage the museums and gallery service.  Supported by the Council, York Museums Trust is responsible for York Art Gallery, York Castle Museum, Yorkshire Museum and Gardens and York St Mary’s.  They hold events during the holidays for families, check your local library for more information.

York Museums Trust provides a range of activities and events for children under 5 to help them engage with the collections and exhibitions.  They currently offer two types of Museum Monkeys sessions – Museum Baby for under 2s and Early Years Explorers for ages 2-5. All sessions run during local school term times. 


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